Monday, March 27, 2017
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The Cleveland Cavaliers travel to AT&T Center to play the San Antonio Spurs on Monday, March 27, 2017. The opening line for this matchup has San Antonio as 4.5 point favorites.
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The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 47-25. They are 1st in the Central Division. They currently have a point differential of 3.6 as they are averaging 110.5 points per game while giving up 106.9 per contest. The Spurs have an overall record of 56-16. They currently are 1st in the Southwest Division. They are averaging 106.3 points per game and surrendering 98.4, good for a point differential of 7.9.
Valuable Cleveland Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 32-37-3 against the spread
The Cleveland Cavaliers are 41-31-0 against the over/under
Important San Antonio Spurs Betting Trends
The San Antonio Spurs are 38-34-0 against the spread
The San Antonio Spurs are 38-32-2 against the over/under
Key Cleveland Cavaliers Injuries
12/16/16 F Chris Andersen ACL out for season
03/25/17 G Iman Shumpert Knee "?" Monday vs. San Antonio
03/06/17 C Andrew Bogut Leg out for season
Key San Antonio Spurs Injuries
03/19/17 PG Dejounte Murray Groin out indefinitely
Lebron James comes into this contest averaging 26.1 points per game while playing 37.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 8.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 8.8 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 54% while his free throw percentage is currently at 68%. Kyrie Irving averages 25.5 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Cleveland. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Kawhi Leonard averages 26 points per game while playing 33.8 minutes per contest this year for the Spurs. He grabs 5.9 rebounds per game and has 3.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 88%. Pau Gasol averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 7.7 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 68%.
Useful Team Statistics
Cleveland averages 110.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 4th in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 3.67 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 2nd in the league. They average 43.4 rebounds per game and 22.5 assists per game which ranks them 17th and 12th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 19th with 13.5 per game. The Cavaliers allow 106.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the league. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 21st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 44.1 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 24.4 assists per contest which puts them in 29th place in the league. They force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in the league.
Useful Team Statistics
San Antonio averages 106.3 points per game this year which ranks them 12th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 7.86 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them sitting in the 4th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 1st in the NBA. They average 43.8 rebounds per game and 24.1 assists per contest which ranks them 13th and 6th respectively. In the turnover department the Spurs rank 21st with 13.4 per game. The Spurs allow 98.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 2nd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 3rd and 3rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 41.4 rebounds a game which ranks 5th and they give up 21.2 assists per contest which puts them in 6th place in the league. The Spurs force 14.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 20th in the NBA.
The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 114.2 and a defensive rating of 110.4. In terms of pace they average 96.3 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 55%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 40% of their shots. Cleveland turns the ball over an average of 12.5 times per 100 possessions and they force 11.5 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 52%.
The Spurs rating on offense is 111.9 and they have a defensive rating of 103.6. They get 94.5 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 53%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 28% of their shot attempts. San Antonio turns the ball over on 12.5 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 13.6 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%.
Who will win tonight's Cavaliers/Spurs NBA game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take San Antonio -4.5
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